Tag Archives: Co-op

Co-op to open 100 new food stores during 2019 as it builds on its convenience strategy

MANCHESTER, 03-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op has plans to open 100 new food stores during 2019 as it builds on its convenience strategy to get closer to its members and customers. In addition to opening new stores, the retailer – which has … Read the full press release

Businesses followed the lead set by the Co-op and offer jobs to victims of modern slavery

MANCHESTER, 29-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Firms in hospitality, hairdressing and social care were today (28 August) urged to offer jobs to the victims of modern slavery. Businesses across various sectors of the economy have followed the lead set by the Co-op and signed … Read the full press release

Co-op Director Tina Mitchell confirmed as a finalist in the Barclaycard everywoman in Retail Awards, 2018

MANCHESTER, 13-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Co-op Divisional Managing Director, Tina Mitchell, has been confirmed as a finalist in the Barclaycard everywoman in Retail Awards, 2018. The prestigious awards, which were founded in 2007, searched for “pioneering finalists who defy tradition”. Judges unanimously … Read the full press release

Co-op opens new food store in Market Harborough following a £1.9M investment

MANCHESTER, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op serves-up a new food store in Market Harborough following a £1.9M investment creating 15 jobs. The Leicester Road store launches on Thursday, 15 March, with representatives from Market Harborough Primary Academy and the Market Harborough Fire … Read the full press release

Co-op: customers can check-out their own purchases on their phone without visiting a till

MANCHESTER, 08-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The old adage that the UK is a nation of shopkeepers could soon ring true as the Co-op today, Wednesday, 7 March, unveils a convenient future where customers can check-out their own purchases on their phone, without visiting … Read the full press release

Co-op to open a record number of 30 new food stores in London

MANCHESTER, 16-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Co-op is ramping up its investment in London this year, as it prepares to open a record number of 30 new food stores and refresh seven from its current portfolio in the region. The £28million investment forms … Read the full press release

Co-op plans to open 18 brand new stores and upgrade a further 20 in in Scotland in 2018

MANCHESTER, 03-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op is set to ramp up its investment in Scotland in 2018, with plans to open 18 brand new stores and upgrade a further 20. The convenience retailer, which already has a store in every postal area … Read the full press release

Co-op to re-develop and transform four sites in North Wales

MANCHESTER, 20-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op is investing almost £3.5M in its North Wales stores this autumn to re-develop and transform four sites during a seven week programme of works creating around a dozen new retail jobs. The community retailer – which … Read the full press release

Co-op research: one in five Brits unaware of modern slavery in UK

• Over a third (35%) of Brits don’t think modern slavery exists where they live • More than two thirds (68%) of Brits admit they simply wouldn’t know what signs to look for, when looking for evidence of modern slavery … Read the full press release

Three legal trainees join Co-op’s Sheffield-based Legal business

MANCHESTER, 20-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Co-op’s Sheffield-based Legal business has awarded contracts to three legal trainees who will join the team as part of its trainee solicitor scheme this year. They will rotate across the different legal practice areas including Probate … Read the full press release

Co-op signed up to the National Farmers Union’s Fruit and Vegetable Pledge

MANCHESTER, 21-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op has demonstrated its commitment to championing best practice in the fresh produce sector by signing up to the National Farmers Union’s Fruit and Vegetable Pledge. The community retailer made the announcement at its inaugural … Read the full press release

Co-op: sharp rise in contactless payments

Nearly two thirds of all transactions at the Co-op are still paid for with cash But contactless payments have tripled over the last year MANCHESTER, 20-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op has reported a sharp rise in contactless payments – up … Read the full press release